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Appalachian Cliff Fern (Woodsia appalachiana)

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Woodsia Appalachiana, or more commonly know as Appalachian Cliff Fern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Woodsia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Woodsia Appalachiana or Appalachian Cliff Fern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Virginia.

  • Category: Fern
  • Genus: Woodsia
  • Family: Dryopteridaceae
  • Order: Polypodiales
  • Class: Filicopsida
  • Division: Pteridophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: KY (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: KY (mountain woodsia)




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